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Neil Brackley Diary and History

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Identifier: SpC MS 0869-sc
Overview The volume contains basic information about the early settlers in Elliottsville Plantation, Piscataquis County, Maine; a section with accounts of the Brackley farm from January to April 1902; and a diary kept between September 22, 1930 and December 31, 1931. The volume is in at least two different handwritings.

Peleg Bradford Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0068
Overview These papers consist of Peleg Bradford's letters to friends and family during his time as a soldier in the Civil War.

Thomas Budd Bradford Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0672-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter to his father. Refers to his return from a trip and to his speaking schedule, among other matters.

Omar Nelson Bradley Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0673-sc
Overview Typed letter signed. Letter from Omar Bradley thanking Arthur Hauck for his congratulations on his appointment and expressing his enjoyment working with him during his last two years as Administrator of Veterans Affairs. Carbon copy of letter from Arthur A. Hauck to General Omar Bradley congratulating him on his appointment as Chief of Staff of the United States Army included.

Simon Bradley Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1182-sc
Overview A volume used as an account book and diary by Simon Bradley, who appears to have been a farmer in Parsonsfield, Maine. The volume also contains copies of some of Bradley's correspondence both to family members and to business associates.

George Bragdon Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0873-sc
Overview Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.

Mellie J. Bragg Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0848-sc
Overview A diary. Inscribed on inside: From Mother to Mellie J. Bragg. Includes accounts of work done and payments.

Simeon Brett Diary

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Identifier: SpC MS 0865-sc
Overview Diary of a student and soldier. The diary describes the life of the teenage Simeon Brett and his life in a rural town. He touches briefly on his daily life, but does not go into detail. During the War of 1812 he was in the artillery of the Massachusetts Militia.

Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0070
Scope and Contents Personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Herschel L. Bricker, and pamphlets, programs, photos, clippings, magazines, plays, reviews, playbills about the Maine Masque Theater, and theater in Maine.

Brig Empress (Blue Hill, Me.) Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1362-sc
Scope and Contents An account book kept for the brig Empress of Blue Hill, Maine, apparently by one of its owners, Jonah Holt of Blue Hill. The volume contains financial information about outfitting and repairing the ship, copies of letters dated 1829 from Holt about selling the ship at public auction, and a settlement of accounts of the owners in 1830. The owners are listed as John Stevens, Samuel Parker, Stephen Holt, Captain Moses P. Clough, and Jonah Holt. The volume also contains financial information about...

Kathryn Elizabeth Briwa Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1724
Scope and Contents of the Records

The collection contains personal correspondence, photographs, and a few Cooperative Extension publications related to Dr. Briwa’s career. The majority of the letters were written in recognition of her retirement.

Brookfield, Maine Highway District Land Survey

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Identifier: SpC MS 1115-sc
Overview Descriptions of the highway districts in the town of Brookfield, Maine, as they were constituted by the town selectmen in 1882 and 1904.

Brooklin Boat Building Collection

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Identifier: MF157
Scope and Contents Interviews about boat building in Brooklin, Maine conducted by Maine Folklife Center's Pauleena MacDougal. Interviewees are George Allen, Frank Day Jr., Eric Dow, Wade Dow, Gilford W. Full, Havilah “Haddie” Hawkins, Brian Larkin, Brion Rieff, James F. “Jimmy” Steele, J. Steven White.

Also included: 35 photographs (P09157 - P09175, P09271 - P09286): Brooklin, Hawkins, Sails and Peapods, Brooklin School, Joel White.

Noah Brooks Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0674-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter expressing the desire to purchase missing volumes of Pierce's "Memoir and Letter of Charles Sumner." The recipient, the Roberts Brothers, was a publishing company.

William Brooks Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 0074A
Overview Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.

Ella C. Brown Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0522

Ernest C. Brown Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 1655

Brown Family Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0075
Overview The collection contains personal correspondence of members of the Brown family, who lived in Burton, New Brunswick and Linneus, Maine in the last half of the 19th century.

Herbert Ross Brown Letter to Arthur Andrew Hauck

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Identifier: SpC MS 0675-sc
Overview Typed copy of letter. Letter praises Milton Ellis, who had just stepped down from his position as editor of the New England Quarterly, which Brown subsequently took.

John G. Brown Notebook

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Identifier: SpC MS 0885-sc
Overview A physician's handwritten notebook dated January 1, 1825, Waldoborough, Maine, which includes notes on diagnosis of diseases of the chest with a stethoscope, prescriptions for diseases, medicinal recipes, and a drawing of areas of the skull.

Jonathan Brown Account Book

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Identifier: SpC MS 1148-sc
Overview Ledger recording goods sold and work done for various individuals as well as for the town of Freeman, Maine. Goods sold include shoes, handkerchiefs, woolen cloth, etc., as well as hay, rye and other agricultural products. Work done for the town and others includes haying, hauling with a team, appraising land, laying a road, etc. The back of the volume also has a few entries from 1874-1880 for work done by other members of the Brown family.

William Brownell Journal and Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1151-sc
Overview Volume listing sales to individuals in Berwick, Maine primarily of brandy, rum, and gin with some entries also for tobacco, tea, cigars, etc.

Letter to Governor Woodrow Wilson from William Jennings Bryan

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Identifier: SpC MS 0677-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Hand-written message, signed, over typescript copy of letter by Woodrow Wilson from August 15, 1911. Refers to "rule of reason"(?) decisions, anti-trust law, and Democratic platforms. Letter by Wilson refers to independence for the Philippine Islands.

William Jennings Bryan Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0676-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter refers to Chatauqua work, an editorial on "The Right of Seniority"(?), the appointment of a Catholic to the Cabinet, and suggestions for other appointments.